Director George Roy Hill Dead at 81

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  1. Michael*K

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    THE STING, one of my favorites of all time. RIP, Mr. Hill.
     
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    Every year it seems like one famous showbiz person dies between Christmas Day and New Years Day. I've enjoyed his films over the years and I hope he RIP.



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  4. Dome Vongvises

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    Well, nuts. RIP
     
  5. Michael*K

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    The Sting, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Slap Shot are three of my all-time faves. He'll be missed.
     
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    Great filmmaker, one who will be missed. RIP, Mr. Hill.
     
  7. Matt Butler

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    The Sting is one of my favs of all time!! (And needs a decent DVD badly!!)

    RIP Mr Hill. You will be missed.
     
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    Not a big Sting fan, but I loved Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

    RIP.
     
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    I am not sure if the featurette made it to the dvd uncensored, but his voice over on 25th BCSK LD is hilarious. I almost fell out of my chair when he called RR a "hardnose mick'. He ends it by saying, "if people dont like the movie, I'll go out of my F****** head."
    Bye George and thanks very much
    Hollywood needs more honest assholes like you

    (what a crappy week, 1st strummer now GRH....whose #3?)
     
  10. Rob Tomlin

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    Thanks to Mr. Hill for providing us with some great entertainment.

    RIP
     
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    Surprised nobody's mentioned his brilliant adaptation of The World According to Garp, a difficult work to bring to the screen. A shame to see him go; wish he had done more work.
     
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    He was a wonderful film director. I remember that 'I'll go out of my f***n head' comment at the end of the Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid doc. My condolences to his family.
     
  13. John Kilduff

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    R.I.P George Roy Hill. Thanks for all the great movies.

    Now he's above the raindrops, I'm sure.

    And to answer Grant B's question, George Roy Hill is actually number 3 himself. Number 2 was photographer/music video director Herb Ritts, who died yesterday of complications from pneumonia.

    Sincerely,

    John Kilduff...

    "Because I'm free...nothing's worrying me."-B.J Thomas, "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head"
     

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